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Object Number:42-30-243A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 19th Century?
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Ivory
Iconography:Animals
Flowers
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:90a - Other Number
Numbering mistake. - Other Number

Description

Single edged steel blade rounded to point. Oval ivory guard carved in floral and cloud designs. Ivory grip carved with stylized animal figures and inlaid with shell. Poor quality blade. Made for tourists.


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